03.04.2011 28.Adar ll, 5771
Primary threat to concerns networks operated by government ministries and defense establishment, both day-to-day and in emergencies, and efforts to disrupt the security establishment and the civilian economic sector.
A team of experts convened by the prime minister to develop a strategy to defend Israel's computer networks against assault from hostile countries and terrorist organizations is expected to submit its recommendations after the Passover holiday. The group, headed by Maj. Gen. (res. ) Isaac Ben-Israel, was formed in November, a few months after foreign media reported on the Stuxnet computer worm – which struck nuclear facilities in Iran, as well as a number of networks around the world.
According to those reports, computer experts and intelligence sources in the West attributed the development and deployment of Stuxnet to Israel, as part of the country's effort to halt Iran's nuclear program….